Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL)

Friends of African Village Libraries is committed to long-term management of and support for small community libraries in rural Africa. Our goal is to establish long-term relationships with community libraries, rather than provide an initial donation and move on to another village. We believe that every child and adult should have the opportunity to pick up a book and read, so we are dedicated to increasing access to reading material and other information in rural villages in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kids reading Fatou Keita book

Kids reading Fatou Keita book
Photo from Progress Report '2013 Reading Camps Completed' (view small | med | large | orig)

Young Girl Reading Aya with Her Brother

Young Girl Reading Aya with Her Brother
Photo from Progress Report 'New Aya Books Are Finally Here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

15 Middle School Girls Who Will Help Run Camps

15 Middle School Girls Who Will Help Run Camps
Photo from Progress Report 'Camp Planning Underway' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kids Learning How to Care for a Book at 2012 Camp

Kids Learning How to Care for a Book at 2012 Camp
Photo from Progress Report 'Camp Planning Underway' (view small | med | large | orig)

Proud winner of Word BINGO at Sara Village Library

Proud winner of Word BINGO at Sara Village Library
Photo from Progress Report 'Camp Organization is Underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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